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Description: This text captures within a single volume a wide range of themes that underline the foundations of modern Nigeria, notably nationalism, constitutional development, politics and government, economy, culture, ethnicity and religion. A comprehensive compendium of the colonial history of Nigeria, this book combines an interdisciplinary framework of analysis with critical discourse to produce a unique and fresh interpretation of colonial history as a whole.
Description: An examination of the attempt by Western-educated African intellectuals to create a 'better Africa' through connecting nationalism to knowledge, from the anti-colonial movement to the present-day.
Description: Discusses Nigerian traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.
Description: This collection of original essays examines different aspects of historical experience in Nigeria and the adjacent regions from the beginning of agricultural communities about 6,000 B.C. to the eve of colonial rule in the mid-nineteenth century. The volume is the first comprehensive book on the different approaches and themes in Nigeria's pre-colonial history, and it is informed throughout by inte...
Description: Since independence in 1960, Nigeria has undergone tremendous change shaped by political instability, rapid population growth, and economic turbulence. The Historical Dictionary of Nigeria introduces Nigeria's rich and complex history. Readers will find a wealth of information on important contemporary issues like AIDS, human rights, petroleum, and faith-based conflict. Many of the dictionary's ent...
Description: This exhaustive exploration of the sociocultural, political, and economic roles of African women through history demonstrates how African women have shaped—and continue to shape—their societies. • Describes chronological events in women's lives covering precolonial to postcolonial Africa • Includes photographs of powerful women in colonial Africa; arts such as bead-making, pottery, and basketry; contemporary women in politics; and more • Lists significant bibliographical materials from historical, anthropological, ethnographical, and sociological sources
Description: A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt gathers the stories and reflections of the early years of Toyin Falola, the historian of Africa and one of the sons of Ibadan, the notable Yoruba city-state in Nigeria.
Description: Written by leading experts in African studies, this broad introduction to Nigeria follows the history of the republic from the early period to the present day. Supports the National Standards of Geography through the inclusion of Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography topics Contains facts and figures, a chart of holidays, and a list of country-related organizations that promote further research ...